The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
20th January 1915On this day:
- 2nd Life Guards receive draft of men and horses A draft of 28 horses and 10 men was received by the 2nd Life Guards. A complaint arose about the quality and the quantity of the hay issued. Any deficiency was supposed to be made up by requisitioning, but the farms are unwilling to part with their stocks of hay.
- move to new billets and ongoing trench actions 2nd Battalion Queens (Royal West Surrey Regiment) are in the trenches. A quiet day. 22 Officers and 876 ORs. 2 killed 2 wounded and 1 to hospital.
- 20th Jan 1915 Call to Avenge Dastardly Attempt on Royals
- 20th Jan 1915 Very Wet Day
- 20th Jan 1915 Relief
- 20th Jan 1915 Reliefs
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